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To the Threshold of Power, 1922/33 Origins and Dynamics of the Fascist and National Socialist Dictatorships

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ISBN-10: 0521878608

ISBN-13: 9780521878609

Edition: 2007

Authors: MacGregor Knox

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'To the Threshold of Power' is the first volume of a two part series that seeks to explain the origins and dynamics of the fascist and national socialist dictatorships.
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Book details

List price: $76.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/5/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 464
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.716

List of Figures and Maps
Introduction: Dictatorship in the Age of Mass Politics
The Long Nineteenth Century, 1789-1914
Peculiarities of the Old Order
Revolutions from Above, 1789-1871: Politics, Society, Myths
Italy and Germany as Nation-States, 1871-1914
Economic Expansion, Social Ambition
The Politics of Stunted Parliamentarism
The Instruments of War
The National Myths
Fateful Peculiarities: The View from 1914
From War to Dictatorship, 1914-1933
The Synthesis of Violence and Politics, 1914-1918
The Meaning of the War: The Inner Circle from Euphoria to Resentment
The Meaning of the War: "August Days" and "Radiant May"
The Meaning of the War: Fragmentation, Defeat, Denial, Wrath
Structural Transformations and the End of All Legitimacy
Kampfzeit: The Road to Radical Nationalist Victory, 1918-1933
Postwar Italy and Weimar Germany: Structures and Forces
The Perpetuation of the War: Ideas and Institutions
"Without Armistice or Quarter": Fascism and National Socialism
To Rome and Berlin, 1921-1922/1930-1933
Out of the National Pasts...
Conclusion: Into the Radical National Future: Inheritances and Prospects of the New Regimes
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